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Profile lexID: 6558 AphiaID: 139679 Scientific: Elysia flava German: Saftsauger English: Sap-sucking-slug Category: Sacoglossa Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > flava (Species) Initial determination: Verrill, 1901 Occurrence: , Jamaica , Costa Rica Atlantique nord, Caraïbes, Hawaii, Kuba, Le Cap-Vert, Méditerranée, pacifique du nord Size: 1.1 cm - 2.2 cm Temperature: 10°C - 27°C Food: algues, spécialiste de la nourriture Tank: ~ 50 Liter Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2014-01-03 20:00:05
Last edit: 2014-01-03 20:00:05
Elysia flava Verrill, 1901
The body colour of Elysia flava is yellow, with irregular dark green.Along the white edge are raised opaque white rounded papillae.
The diet of its nudibranch is unknown,but the tooth of E. flava is similar to the tooth of E. papillosa. E.papillosa feed udotea algae.Thats suggesting, that E.flava also feed on Udotea algae. E.flava is similar to E. papillosa.
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